Four New Senior Research Fellows Join Campion Hall


Campion Hall is thrilled to announce four new Senior Research Fellows, who will form part of the vibrant intellectual community of the Hall. These distinguished scholars come from Oxford and beyond and represent an impressive combined expertise. 

Their presence at Campion demonstrates the Hall's commitment to academic excellence and cutting-edge research. 

The four new Senior Research Fellows are (scroll down): 


Rev'd Canon Professor Graham Ward

Graham Ward is Regius Professor of Divinity and head of the University's Faculty of Religion. He writes regularly on the theology of language, postmodernism, cultural analysis and christology, with a research interest in Christian social ethics, political theory and cultural hermeneutics. He edited the Blackwell companion to postmodern theology, and his latest book is How the Lights Gets In: Ethical Life I (OUP, 2016)


Professor Vincent Gillespie

Vincent Gillespie is J.R.R. Tolkien Professor of English Literature and Honorary Fellow of St Anne's College. His research considers the broad range of post-conquest writing in England, with particular interests in literary theory, religious writing and mystical language. His publications include most recently co-editing A Companion to the Early Printed Book in Britain (Cambridge, 2014). 


Professor Peter McCullough

Peter McCullough is Sohmer Fellow, Tutor in Englih Literature and Fellow Archivist at Lincoln College. He teaches English Literature, and supervises research on the non-dramatic (and especially the religious) literature of the late Tudor and early Stuart period. As General Editor of the Oxford edition of the sermons of John Donne he is currently at work on a 16-volume edition of Donne's sermons, including two volumes by himself. He is also engaged by OUP in a biography of Lancelot Andrewes. 


Professor Gerard Kilroy

Gerard Kilroy is Honorary Visiting Professor in the Department of English Language and Literature at University College London, and a noted Elizabethan historian. He has recently been working on newly discovered manuscript sources to present in his acclaimed study, Edmund Campion: A Scholarly Life (Ashgate, 2015), which presents a broader portrait of the Jesuit martyr Edmund Campion as being also a charismatic scholar and teacher. He recently delivered the inaugural annual Campion Lecture at the Hall. 


Professors Ward, Gillespie, McCullough, and Kilroy can be assured of the Hall's warmest welcome. 


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